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FRISKY BUSINESS: Tips on travelling overseas with diabetes

Monday, July 17th, 2017 | 0 Comments
TRAVELLING WITH DIABETES (0617)A bit of a trial for anyone, there’s an extra level of anxiety when travelling with diabetes. Going overseas now inevitably involved passing through security, which is fair enough, but we have to do it while keeping our insulin read more »

Latest issue: Insulin pump overview 2017

Friday, June 30th, 2017 | 0 Comments
Our latest issue is out and contains an overview of insulin pumps available currently (and coming soon) in the UK. And we have a special report on travelling with diabetes, with tips for clearing security at international departure points with your diabetes read more »

Type 1 diabetic Tim Omer’s Travel Odyssey

Thursday, August 6th, 2015 | 0 Comments
A year ago Tim Omer picked up his bags and headed off for a world tour, taking as much diabetes kit with him as he could carry. Here he tells us his tale. Not a holiday or a trip, this was old-fashioned off-the-grid read more »

Latest issue — do you feel the heat?

Friday, August 16th, 2013 | 0 Comments
In our latest issue we have articles on how to keep insulin cool as well as how to get through an airport wearing a pump. All you need to know about traveling with diabetes, plus a feature on British-grown beans.   Open publication read more »

Cold comfort — keeping insulin cool

Monday, August 12th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Those of us living with diabetes have to carry a lot of clobber about with us. Making it easy to carry around means that it starts to stand a chance off actually being used – it also makes it easier to take read more »

Air travel and insulin pumps

Friday, August 9th, 2013 | 0 Comments
Due to the way pumps are engineered, there is potentially an electromagnetic malfunctioning risk – i.e. if you pass through an airport security scanner there’s a chance it will affect the functioning of your pump. There is not evidence either way on read more »

August 2010 newsletter: A traveler’s check list

Tuesday, October 19th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Tick me off before you go-go! For injectors □   Blood test machine □   Lancing device □   Lancets □   Blood test strips □   Insulin cartridges □   Insulin pens (long-acting and short-acting) □   Needles □   Hypo treatment For pump users □   Reservoirs □   Infusion sets □   Infusion set inserter □   Bottles insulin □   Batteries for pump □   Blood test machine □   read more »

Accessories: Travel

Wednesday, October 13th, 2010 | 2 Comments
For the traveling diabetic, overnight stays and short trips should not cause any real anxieties, other than if you are newly diagnosed or the diabetic is a young child. For adults, short trips are easy enough. You will need to take all read more »

How to: Cross time zones

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 | 0 Comments
Travelling through different time zones is monstrously difficult to do. If you don’t do it very often and you are travelling very far, you should try to plot out the time frame — you may need to stay awake in order to read more »

How To: Travel with diabetes

Thursday, March 18th, 2010 | 0 Comments
There is absolutely no reason why you can’t travel. You are the same risk as anyone else in terms of getting anything funny, a gyppy tummy, Delhi belly, and all that kind of stuff. It again comes down to the absolute basic read more »

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